The Palgrave handbook of sociocultural perspectives on global mental health

Ross, White G, Jain, Sumeet, Orr, David M R and Read, Ursula M, eds. (2017) The Palgrave handbook of sociocultural perspectives on global mental health. Palgrave Macmillan, Palgrave. ISBN 9781137395092

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Abstract

This handbook incisively explores challenges and opportunities that exist in efforts aimed at addressing inequities in mental health provision across the globe. Drawing on various disciplines across the humanities, psychology, and social sciences it charts the emergence of Global Mental Health as a field of study. It critically reflects on efforts and interventions being made to globalize mental health policies, and discusses key themes relevant for understanding and supporting the mental health needs of people living in diverse socio-economical and cultural environments. Over three rich sections, the handbook critically engages with Global Mental Health discourses. To help guide future efforts to support mental health and wellbeing in different parts of the world, the third section of the handbook consists of case studies of innovative mental health policy and practice, which are presented from a variety of different perspectives.

Item Type: Edited Book
Schools and Departments: School of Education and Social Work > Social Work and Social Care
Subjects: L Education
Depositing User: Deeptima Massey
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2017 09:47
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2017 09:47
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/66725
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